Hekla (Southern Region, Iceland)

Hekla summit crater, Iceland

Volcano: Hekla (see Hekla at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Fumarole
Description: Hekla is one of the most active volcanoes in Europe. Its historical volcanic activity, petrology and geochemistry of volcanic rocks have been the subject of several studies. In recent decades, Hekla has erupted frequently, at an average rate of one eruption per decade, and most recently in 2000. Recently a weakly degassing, warm ground on the summit crater of has been identified.

Point of contact for this site:
Evgenia Ilyinskaya, E.Ilyinskaya@leeds.ac.uk ( School of Earth and Environment,University of Leeds)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Hekla_020720132/7/2013 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 13, 2016

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